Letter from Pvt. Virgil Metcalf to his mother
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- 1918 May 23
Pvt. Virgil Metcalf, Co. A, 47th Engineer Battn. sent this letter to his mother and describes life at Camp Sheridan. He complains about a cake that she shipped to him had not arrived. He states, "We are all getting as tough as pig iron and are hearty and healthy and all feel like we could whip a lion." He also describes rations and in his post scriptum states that the cake had arrived. Metcalf, from McMinn County, Tennessee, served in France from July 1918 to June 1919.
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